Keep birds fed, watered and homed in style
Yesterday’s post was all about feeding birds in winter – now here’s some great feeders and baths on the market.
Nibble My Bits Gnome Bird Feeder, £7.99, www.jeremyshomestore.co.uk.
I spotted this in the RHS Harlow Carr Plant Centre… who would have thought? Is it hideous and tacky, or so bad it’s funny? You decide…
Bird Feeder And Wall Bracket, MiaFleur, £22.50, www.miafleur.com.
A bird table and feeder featuring metal scrollwork with two birds either side of the bowl, and a hook to hang a lantern on. H22cm x projection 28cm.
Teapot Bird Feeder, Idyll Home, £11.95, www.idyllhome.co.uk.
Ceramic hanging teapot bird feeder with contrasting floral prints on the saucers and a distressed gold trim on the edge – in yellow, blue, red, pink.
Copper Nut Bird Feeder, The Farthing, £26.50, www.thefarthing.co.uk.
Stylish copper bird feeder will look great on bare winter branches. Dimensions: 16.5 x 16.5 x 30.5cm.
Make Your Own Bird Feeder, The Oak Room, £14.99, www.oakroomshop.co.uk.
Encourage a love of nature with this fun project that’s specially made for kids. Simply slot together the pieces to create the wooden bird feeder and then decorate it with the enclosed paintbrush and paints. For ages 6 and over. Assembled size: 26.5cm x 15.5cm x 1.3cm.
Fred Swing Time Ceramic Bird Feeder, Red Candy, £9.60, www.redcandy.co.uk.
This quirky tyre swing feeder hangs easily from a branch, and is made from robust ceramic with a rope hanger. Dimensions: 15cm x 15cm x 5cm.
Glow in the Dark Dragonfly Bird Bath, The Glow Company, £44.99, www.glow.co.uk.
Encourage wildlife into your garden with this stunning bird bath. The large glass bowl is hand painted with a dragonfly design that absorbs light for the finer details to glow in the dark at night. Measures 46cm diameter.
Rustic Aged Metal Bird Bath, The Farthing, £21.95, www.thefarthing.co.uk.
Crafted in metal, designed to age naturally, finished in distressed green. Dimensions: H31 x W24.
Mr Birdee Birdhouse, Furnish.co.uk, £9.95 each, www.furnish.co.uk.
Designed by Desinature, a French design studio based in the UK, the smooth birch plywood exterior and elegant lines of this house comes with a mount for easy fixing. The Mr Birdee is perfect for smaller birds, such as tits, wrens and robins. Dimensions: H19cm x W11cm x D20cm.